That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: AstroGate – Sign-Stealing in Baseball?

Photo credit: foxnews.com By Amaury Pi-González Major League Baseball is investigating the Houston Astros for stealing signs during the 2018 and 2019 seasons and dating back to 2017 when the Astros won the World Series. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said last month MLB will be interviewing a lot of people,during the investigation. Manfred said: “WeContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: AstroGate – Sign-Stealing in Baseball?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: He tried and tried, but A’s release Treinen; Raider-49er updates

Photo credit: nbcsports.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: #1 Former Oakland A’s reliever Blake Treinen, who had a spectacular 2018 season, was the A’s All Star rep that season, but has now been non tendered for his unconditional release. In 2019,Treinen had an 4.19 ERA, walked 37 batters and allowed nine home runs inContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: He tried and tried, but A’s release Treinen; Raider-49er updates”

That’s Amaury News and Commentary: Minority participation in 2020 MLB season?

Photo credit: theringer.com By Amaury Pi-González According to the LA Times, a recently published article about the last MLB season in 2019 said: “For the first time since 1946, the season before Robinson debuted and altered the course of American history, an African American did not appear in a game for the Dodgers for anContinue reading “That’s Amaury News and Commentary: Minority participation in 2020 MLB season?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: What’s Next Regarding the A’s Howard Terminal Park?

Photo credit: bizjournals.com By Amaury Pi-González “We’re excited to enter into this next phase of negotiations with the A’s to ensure they remain rooted in Oakland!” That was the last statement issued by City of Oakland Officials right after the city dropped lawsuit over Alameda County over the possible sale of the Oakland Coliseum toContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: What’s Next Regarding the A’s Howard Terminal Park?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: A’s and City of Oakland get a Kumbaya on Coliseum property sale

photo from San Francisco Chronicle: Artists rendition of the Oakland A’s new ball park at Howard Terminal. On That’s Amaury News and Commentary podcast: #1  How important is it now that the city of Oakland has dropped it’s lawsuit against the Oakland A’s regarding the sale of the Oakland Coliseum property? #2 Will the droppingContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: A’s and City of Oakland get a Kumbaya on Coliseum property sale”

Headline Sports podcast with Tony Renteria: Washington sending scout to watch Kaepernick practice; 49ers look to get back in win column Sunday against Arizona; plus more

photo from tmz: Seeking work in the NFL Colin Kaepernick will be trying out his handwork this week in his quest for an NFL job. On Headlines with Tony Renteria: #1 Washington is one of the NFL teams that will be taking a look at quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his tryouts to get back onContinue reading “Headline Sports podcast with Tony Renteria: Washington sending scout to watch Kaepernick practice; 49ers look to get back in win column Sunday against Arizona; plus more”

Kapler named as Giants manager in second MLB stint at the helm

@SFGiants photo: San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler joins the Giants as this will be his second team after managing the Philadelphia Phillies in 2018 and 2019 By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — When the weekend began, San Francisco Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi was trying to set the table for the foreseeableContinue reading “Kapler named as Giants manager in second MLB stint at the helm”

Harris comes home to be the GM of the SF Giants

file photo the Athletic: San Francisco Giants general manager Scott Harris, who was hired this weekend, will be introduced by Giants team president Farhan Zaidi this week. By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — There are many things on the plate of San Francisco Giants President of Baseball Farhan Zaidi during the 2019 off-season, and oneContinue reading “Harris comes home to be the GM of the SF Giants”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Are Atlanta and Minneapolis the Best Cities for Bumgarner?

Photo credit: talkingchop.com By Amaury Pi-Gonzalez Madison Bumgarner has won three World Series and is arguably one (if not the best) postseason pitcher in history. The Giants made a $17.8 million qualifying offer to the free agent, which guaranteed a draft pick compensation for the Giants, a team seriously in need of younger players. ItContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Are Atlanta and Minneapolis the Best Cities for Bumgarner?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: The A’s Stadium Saga (Episode 29)

Photo credit: eastbaytimes.com By Amaury Pi-González OAKLAND–A’s fans have been on this rollercoaster ride of the new ballpark for long enough that it is now almost running as long as one of Telemundo novelas. This last episode was a good one. This week, over 80 Oakland and surrounding area business leaders announced the formation ofContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: The A’s Stadium Saga (Episode 29)”